Memorial Day is the unofficial kick start to summer, but don't forget the true meaning of the day, to honor the men and women who have given their lives for our freedom. Here's a Memorial Day Events Guide for central Maine.

Togus:
Memorial Day Observance at the Togus National Veterans Cemetary.

Waterville:
Memorial Day Parade 10 a.m. from Hathaway Parking Lot to Veteran's Memorial Park.

Winthrop:
Memorial Day Parade 10 a.m. Starting at the area top of Main Street near Audette's Hardware to American Legion Post 40.

Lewiston:
Memorial Day Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. from Simones' Hot Dogs and ends at Veteran's Memorial Park in Auburn. Ceremony in the park at 10:30 a.m.

Litchfield:
Memorial Day Parade starting at 9 a.m. at the Central Fire Station and ending at the Litchfield Plains Cemetery.

Richmond:
Memorial Day Parade starts at 11a.m. beginning near the Richmond Junior-Senior High School and ending at Waterfront Park.

Brunswick-Topsham:
Memorial Day Parade starts at 9 a.m. in Topsham
Memorial Day Parade in Brunswick starts at 10:15 a.m.